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Dow Jones Indexes
STOXX Changes Composition of European Benchmark Indexes
ZURICH, Nov. 14, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- STOXX Ltd. today announced changes in the composition of the Dow Jones STOXX Global 1800 Index, the Dow Jones STOXX Total Market Index, the Dow Jones STOXX 600 Index and its sector indexes, the Dow Jones STOXX EU Enlarged Total Market Index and the Dow Jones STOXX Football Index.
Carl F. Walther Appointed President of Fulton Provision Company
HOUSTON, Nov. 14, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY), North America's largest foodservice marketer and distributor, today announced that Carl F. Walther has been named president of Fulton Provision Company, a SYSCO Corporation specialty meat subsidiary located in Portland, Oregon. Mr. Walther, who most recently served as executive vice president of that operation, will assume his duties effective immediately. He succeeds John H. Walther, who has retired following a distinguished 37-year foodservice career.
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania Appoints Anthony P. Green, Ph.D., Vice President of Regional Technology Initiatives
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 14, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Anthony P. Green, Ph.D., who has over 30 years' experience in the biotechnology industry, with a specialization in the research, development and commercialization of cutting-edge technologies primarily in small, emerging companies, has been appointed Vice President of Regional Technology Initiatives for Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/SEP).
Mr. Jim's Pizza
Mr. Jim's Pizza Franchise First With Online Ordering
FARMERS BRANCH, Texas, Nov. 14, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Jumping ahead of the competition, Mr. Jim's Pizza is providing online ordering at all franchisee locations, which is a first in the market place. While other major pizza chains have claimed the capability, none have demonstrated online ordering at 100 percent of their locations. Mr. Jim's Pizza operates at 74 locations, 60 of which are in the Dallas Fort Worth area. All future Mr. Jim's Pizza restaurants will also automatically have the online program.
Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc.
Aventine Increases Terminal Capacity in New York Harbor by 50 Percent
PEKIN, Ill., Nov. 14, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AVR), a leading producer, marketer and end-to-end supplier of ethanol, today announced that its subsidiary, Aventine Renewable Energy, Inc, has increased its contracted terminal storage capacity at Motiva's Sewaren and Newark, NJ terminals.